Winter 2009 Issue
In tribute to the exceptional accomplishments of sisters Stella and Margaret Stein—the University’s first women graduates—Pitt Magazine salutes a contemporary cross-section of accomplished University of Pittsburgh women who showcase the enterprising spirit and distinctive achievements of Pitt women through the ages.
Two years ago, a single misplaced page from an 1816 property book led to the discovery of a lost chapter in Western Pennsylvania history. It’s a fragment of the past that sheds light on slavery in our nation and the messy struggle toward freedom for African Americans. Now, a compelling exhibition by the University of Pittsburgh in partnership with the Senator John Heinz History Center brings that lost chapter to life.
His Google calendar overflows with activities. His cell phone is the command center of a thriving social hub. He handles a full academic schedule while also working. He volunteers for good causes, belongs to multiple campus clubs, and he’s optimistic about the future. Ladimir Geake, Class of 2012, also is a great example of today’s university and undergraduates—just ask his friends.
Also in this issue
- 400 Craig Hall
- Front Page
- Anti-Radiation, Library Aid, Time to Lead, National Medal of Science, Patent Power, Healthy Cause, A Jewel Box of Color, Still, Top Ten, Democracy Pitt-Style, Good Word, Words of Praise, Investing Wisely?, State Kudos, Pitt’s Neighborhood
- Commons Room
- Good Sport
- Extra Credit
- Alumni Hall